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    Smile motion to/for

    Hello, everyone! Is there any difference between the following sentences? And If they are interchangeable, which would be prefered? Thanks in advance!

    He motioned for me to follow.
    He motioned to me to follow.

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    Re: motion to/for

    They mean the same to me, Yuriya.

    I have no preference.

    I might even say He motioned me to follow.

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